Killer Dab Pens, Criminal Cats, BBQ Karma, and More

From a lawsuit against a rooster to the hidden truth behind the Loch Ness monster, don’t miss the latest world news recap.

Following several years of tension, a French court ruled in favor of Maurice, a rooster from the Isle of Oléron, July 4. The controversy started over noise complaints from agitated neighbors eventually escalating into an unclucky lawsuit for the upset city dwellers. According to France24, thousands joined the cultural battle between urban and rural life, uniting for or against the symbol of agriculture. 

A THC vape has claimed the life of an Oregon man following the first e-cigarette related death in Illinois, August. Experts are at ends with the newly discovered type of lung disease, said to be caused by cannabis vapes or ‘dap pens.’ Neither victims are thought to have died from traditional nicotine vapes.

Speaking of cannabis, police raided two marijuana farms after a media helicopter caught a glimpse while broadcasting Spain’s La Vuelta bike race. According to Sky News, viewers who noticed the plots of weed notified authorities who would later seize 40 plants. A helpful tip, grow things inside.

Ready for the letdown of the century? After analyzing DNA from the Scottish lake, scientists believe the Loch Ness monster may have just been an eel. According to CNN, researchers began testing the home of ‘Nessie’ by examining its biodiversity. An abundance of eel DNA led to the dream-crushing theory. 

Thousands plan to join in a barbeque October 19 in response to an Australian vegan woman suing her neighbors for producing backyard smells of fish and meat. According to The New York Post, she claims the smells ruin her quality of life and plans on appealing again after her case was rejected a second time in July.

A UK police officer has been imprisoned for downloading pornography using a grieving family’s TV subscription. Upon his February arrival, Avi Maharaj spent over $30 of the family’s money on adult content while waiting at their house for several hours. According to Fox, the father believed his recently deceased 14-year-old son had downloaded the videos.

In criminal news, a cat burglar was recently caught and detained after breaking into a Florida house. Police were called based on suspicious noises in the middle of the night. Shortly after, the apprehended cat was returned to its owner thanks to its tracking chip.